The shooting caused a rush to the venue's exit, and the shooter remains at large. Local police have confirmed that two people died and two others were injured before headliner Cousin Stizz took the stage, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
According to the Associated Press, the shooting occurred after two people climbed on stage between performances. At this point, police said, another concertgoer "was not happy about that" and an argument ensued. He also shot two more people after firing his gun at the floor. The other two had injuries to their feet and ankles. I had to get out of there, ' a witness told Channel 2 Action News.
Unarmed security saw the shooter, but were unable to catch him before he got away, said police. However, the suspect was reportedly not detained.
Officials identified 21-year-old Ewell Ynoa, a 21-year-old aspiring rapper from Florida and Worcester, Mass., as one of the fatal victims; Friends identified Giovan Diaz from MA as the other man who died. I'm in shock and at a loss of words and senseless violence. "My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families".
Stizz's reps did not immediately respond to Complex's request for additional comment. They are now asking for witnesses to step forth with information about the shooting.
Following the incident, Stizz released a statement on Twitter on Monday morning (Nov. 12), expressing how "completely heartbroken" he is about the situation.